December 13, 2013
December 7, 2013
August 21, 2013
Despite all the years, receiving my Amazon order always summons the same excitement.
August 1, 2013
Now, one useful thing you can do with an old person, in addition to borrowing money from them, or asking them to do one of their old-time “dances,” so you can watch, while laughing, is ask: “Looking back, what do you regret?” And they’ll tell you. Sometimes, as you know, they’ll tell you even if you haven’t asked. Sometimes, even when you’ve specifically requested they not tell you, they’ll tell you.• • •
July 24, 2013
Hating yourself is healthy, I think. You’re great, but you could be a lot better. Being online, however, makes it difficult to hate yourself properly. As countless bitter weenies have noted, being online means leaving a forever record of your shitty, ignorant notions.• • •
July 21, 2013
Short stories are not parables or wise sayings, and cannot be fragments; we ask them for the pleasures of closure.• • •
July 6, 2013
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.• • •
June 29, 2013
“It’s a simple 7/8″. It was all it took to make me feel like a complete idiot.
June 26, 2013
Don’t be an industry douche. They call themselves ninjas or gurus…even evangelists. They’re the ones who will tell you, to your face, that they are smarter than the other guy. They’re the ones who have stopped reading by now.• • •